Supply Chain News on MAPI Projects US will Finally Surpass Peak 2007 Manufacturing Output in 2019

Supply Chain Digest

MAPI Nearly Doubles its Forecast of Manufacturing Growth through 2021, with Even the Apparel Sector Seeing Some Goods News

Jobs Sustainability: Little Time Remains to Implement Long-term Strategy

Enterra Insights

“By 2021,” writes Forrester Vice President Brian Hopkins (@practicingEA), “a disruptive tidal wave will begin. Solutions powered by AI/cognitive technology … Continued.

Ford gets free publicity for promising autonomous cars in 5 years


Mark Fields, Ford’s chief executive, said the company planned to mass produce driverless cars and have them in commercial operation in a ride-hailing service by 2021. Fully autonomous by 2021. Neal E. Boudette, writing for the New York Times: At a news conference on Tuesday at the company’s research center in Palo Alto, Calif.,

Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years

Enterra Insights

Gartner analysts predict “smart machines will enter mainstream adoption by 2021 with 30 percent adoption by large companies. This will … Continued. The post Cognitive Computing will Achieve Mainstream Adoption in 5 Years appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

How New GHG Regulations Affect the Future of Transportation

PLS Logistics

Additional truck and trailer requirements, including fuel-efficiency guidelines and CO 2 emissions standards, will be implemented in 2021, 2024 and 2027.

Let's Get Digital: Supply Chains Are Going to Get Smarter in 2018

Supply Chain Nation

By 2021, 20% of the top manufacturers will depend on a secure backbone of embedded intelligence, using IoT, blockchain, and cognitive systems, to automate large-scale processes and speed execution times by up to 25%.

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Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management.

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

WEF says by 2021, the automated workforce will reach its tipping point into mainstream and become the norm. by Alexa Cheater Meet the Jetsons! Like any well-rounded child of the 80s, I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

For example, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing in fuel efficiency standards starting with trailers in 2018, truck standards in 2021, which are estimated to provide 2-4 year payback periods.

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80% of British consumers consider purchasing from brands outside of the UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

With cross-border online sales expected to more than double in the next five years to reach $424 billion in 2021 according to Forrester, new research from Bronto Software, the commerce marketing automation and a NetSuite company, reveals that 80% of British consumers consider purchasing online from a retailer outside of the UK and 44% have already done so

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain


million headset shipments by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B Augmented reality, or simply known as AR, is the usage of technology to superimpose computer-generated sensory input such as sound, videos, and images over a person's real-view world.

Trends Shaping Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

Jeff Hojlo ( @jeffhojlo ), program director for Product Innovation Strategies at IDC, predicts, “By the end of 2021, 25% of global manufacturers will apply machine learning to data across product development, supply chain, manufacturing, and service for more rapid decision support, improved quality, differentiated products, and innovative business models.”[3]. Industry 4.0

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7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage


However, global use of the TMS is expected to have a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of seven percent between 2017 and 2021. 2017 will be the year of renewed focus and interest in adopting newer transportation management systems (TMSs) to boost productivity and find the biggest cost savings among shipping transportation providers. This is the result of renewed, surging demand from consumers and greater confidence in the stability of the U.S. economy.

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BevOps 2015: Driver Shortage & Vehicle Costs Challenge Beverage Industry

Ryder Exchange

Moreover, two government clean-air emission standard changes scheduled to take effect in 2017 and 2021 will require owners to either update or replace their fleets.

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry


billion by 2021. Technology advancements were among the most exciting topics to watch through 2016. Newer technologies have created entirely new methodologies for improving manufacturing, and the outlook is brighter than ever. Like any modern business, you can learn great things by looking back at what did and did not come to fruition.

Trends That Will Revolutionize Logistics in 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

By 2021, as much as 25% of the large global companies will be piloting or using AI and blockchain-based automation in transactional procurement. With the advent of digitalization, the supply chain industry is getting a complete makeover.

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Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

In another article, Nahata predicts, “By 2021, 25% of large global companies will be piloting or using artificial intelligence automation in transactional procurement.”[5] Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces. Each day they battle to beat competitors while simultaneously trying to win the hearts and minds of customers.

Green Solutions in Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

While the EPA has given the trucking industry until 2021 to fully comply with the new set of standards, the state of California has already begun its green overhaul of the industry.

The Manufacturing Capitals of the World


Business Insider predicts business spending on IoT solutions will hit $6 trillion by 2021. The manufacturing industries are evolving as new digital technologies transform the landscape. As smart manufacturing and the implementation of the IoT drives manufacturing to new heights, what should we expect to see from manufacturing in years to come? RS Components reveal all with a new interactive graphic. In the USA, manufacturing generated $2.18

Connecting the Dots on Amazon's patents in Logistics


By 2021, Cowen and Co., I've dug into Amazon's patent filings over the last five years and mined the patent titles for keywords related to inventory and logistics.

Logistics: Automation and the Future of Work


Europe, and Asia and many believe that Level 4 autonomous cars will be ready by 2021. Several recent studies have suggested that nearly half of all jobs are susceptible to automation in the next 20 years.

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?


Among other things, the article reports that remotely-operated vessels will be common by 2030, semi-autonomous trucks will probably be common on American roads in five to 10 years, and the number of commercial drones will be 10 times higher in 2021 than 2017. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

Going Green | Green Shipping Practices in the Trucking Industry


The deadline for full compliance with the new regulations is 2021. . The over-the-road trucking has recently come under fire with new regulations for carbon emissions.

9 Trucking Regulations To Know That Are Impacting Shippers


Shippers need to consider phasing out older trucks in favor of more fuel-efficient models, and by 2021, shippers must have marked reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Trucking regulations and Safety measures have become primary concerns for the modern shipping and logistics industry.

Manufacturing and Cyber Security: A 5 Step Process to Create Internal and Customers’ Peace of Mind


According to Andy Szal , the global cyber security market will grow between 20 and 25 percent annually through 2021. Editor's Note: As we see the transition to digital manufacturing and the use of the cloud and other web-based systems, manufacturing and cyber security continue to collide.

Why Truckers Don’t Need to Worry About Automation

GTG Technology Group

The prospect of self-driving vehicles (a promise Ford has made for 2021) may feel like an impending layoff for truckers, but this is simply not the case. No, Automation Won’t Displace the Trucking Industry. The trucking industry moves about 10.5 billion tons of freight per year – 70.1 percent of all domestically transported freight. It is one of the largest industries in America, employing more than 1.8 million heavy-truck drivers and 800,000 light truckers.

Becoming the Next Auto Hub


assembly plant, which will produce the Toyota Corolla and future Mazda crossover vehicles by 2021 and will be capable of producing 300,000 units a year. Global car makers are facing massive costs to quickly develop new technologies by delving into the production of lower-emission cars and self-driving cars. The competition to be on top of the automotive industry means creating unusual partnerships.

How does e-commerce affect warehousing?

3PL Insights

The past 15 years have seen a significant decrease in the picking of pallets and cases at distribution centers, in favor of individual items, and since many companies are projecting a 40 percent increase in e-commerce by 2021, that trend is likely to continue.

Making Supply Meet Demand: Qatar’s healthcare services

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

However, with the continued growth in its population, plans are underway for 31 further facilities that include hospitals and new primary health centers to be built between 2013 and 2021. Alvin Tam and Christopher Tang. Being too wealthy can be a problem.    As the wealthiest nation with GDP  per capita at US$102,000, Qatar has been named as one of the fattest nations on earth with 33% adults obese and 17% of the population suffering from diabetes. 

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This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Underscoring the competitive landscape, Uber said last week it planned to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, owned by China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, in a nonexclusive deal from 2019 to 2021. It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast?

This Week in Logistics News (September 4-8, 2017)

Talking Logistics

As the company stated in the press release, “parcel volume has increased 48 percent globally over the past two years and is expected to grow another 17 to 28 percent between 2017 and 2021.”

Volvo’s EV Dream


An end to purely combustion engine-powered Volvo cars is coming. In what the company called a “historic end” to creating models that are supported with internal combustion engines (ICEs), all cars launched by the company after 2019 will be electric or hybrid.

New Trailers are Going to Cost You More

DAT Solutions

Transport Topics reported that the requirements will probably add "about $860 to the cost of a 2021 trailer, $1,015 to the cost of a 2024 unit, and $1,090 for a 2027 model," compared to the cost of a 2017 model. Truck and engine makers will have new mandates beginning in 2021.